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  1. Causes

    ... have been heavily exposed to certain chemicals, such as benzene De novo MDS cannot be passed down through genes from parent ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2018 - 12:27pm.

  2. Chemical exposures and risk of acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes in a population-based study

    ... Benzene exposure is one of the few well-established risk factors for ... significant associations between both MDS and AML and benzene (OR = 1.77, 95% CI 1.19, 2.63 and OR = 2.10, 95% CI 1.35, 3.28, ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 2:59pm.

  3. Cytogenetics in benzene-associated myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia: new insights into a disease continuum

    ... epigenetic events in leukemogenesis. For the chemical benzene (Bz), development of myeloid neoplasms depends predominantly on ...

    Research Article last updated 04/09/2014 - 9:39am.

  4. Causes

    ... to: Toxins, such as pesticides, arsenic and benzene Radiation and chemotherapy used to treat cancer ...

    Topic section last updated 06/30/2016 - 9:46am.

  5. Diagnosis

    ... Have you been exposed to harmful chemicals, such as benzene ? Are you or were you ever a smoker? Have you had ...

    Topic section last updated 03/13/2016 - 8:37pm.

  6. MDS: Causes

    ... Been heavily exposed to certain chemicals, such as benzene Had chemotherapy or radiation treatments. These ...

    Page last updated 02/25/2015 - 11:31am.

  7. MDS: Diagnosis

    ... Have you been exposed to harmful chemicals, such as benzene , that have been linked to MDS? Are you a smoker or have you ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:42pm.

  8. Myelofibrosis (MF)

    ... to certain industrial chemicals, such as toluene and benzene Exposure to high levels of radiation ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:16pm.

  9. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    ... They include: Repeated exposure to the chemical benzene , as well as other chemicals like it called fluorocarbons, which are ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:15pm.

  10. Veteran Patients

    ... other toxic aromatic hydrocarbons (i.e., molecules with a benzene  ring), in order to facilitate spraying from aircraft. The Red ...  and leukemia in workers with occupational exposure to benzene was recognized before 1920 – just how TCDD contributes to subsequent ...

    Topic section last updated 03/25/2016 - 11:56am.